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Friday, July 15, 2016

Shade canopy tree

Hello everyone. I hope you had a good week.  It's been a busy week for me.  Last weekend I went  shopping for a dress to wear to our son Mark's wedding in Septemeber.  After trying several on I did manage to buy one.  I can't  believe how expensive they are! Then again anything 'wedding' related  seems to have that higher price tag attached.  Now I just have to find shoes and a clutch.

My card today, is a card I made for Father's Day.  I have since made a few more for a card order I'm working on, and made them as Thank You cards.

I used a Penny Black image called Shade Canopy.


I started with some Canson water colour paper, sponged some tumbled glass distress ink all over then placed it in my MISTI.  I think inked my image using Peeled Paint distress markers, spritz and close the Misti to stamp.  I then added a bit of Forest Moss distress marker and  bit of gathered twigs- spritz and stamp.  I then trimmed it down to the size I wanted, then layered this onto a piece of black card stock. 
I put it back in the MISTI, lined up the  sentiment using the graph guide, then stamped using black versafine. I stamped the sentiment a couple of times to get a nice crisp black image.
I used  a couple of different flag stax dies to make the embellishment in the corner using scrap pieces of designer papers.  Added a pewter stick on brad.

Supplies:
Stamp - Penny Black - shade canopy, PTI -sentiment from Pond Life
ink - black versafine, Distress ink - tumbled glass, distress markers - forest moss, peeled paint & gathered twigs
paper - canson water colour, SU black and Old Olive, scraps of dp
dies - Justrite - stitched A2 banners and rectangles, MFT - flag stax

Thanks for your visit.  Have a wonderful day!

Pauline


4 comments:

  1. This is absolutely beautiful, Pauline! Such a calm and soothing scene and would be wonderful for sympathy as well as for thank you or for any masculine occasion. I love anything nature, though, so it appeals greatly to me, as well. Your MISTI really came in handy for this design. Love this gorgeous stamp!

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  2. Oh, Pauline! This is GORGEOUS! I love the beautiful sky and this amazing tree! It looks so real and has such a softness. You've really watercolored it perfectly, and I love the sentiment and the nice touch of the flag die with the brad. Leslie is right that this would be great for a masculine card and for many other occasions. It really is so calming. Beautifully done, sweet friend! Hugs!

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  3. Hi Pauline. Another beautiful card. I love the beautiful & peaceful looking sky. The sky colours are amazing. Your tree looks so real. For sure this works well for a masculine card as well as a thinking of you. Very versatile. Not only are you a master at colouring flowers, you sure know how to make nature cards as well!

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  4. Oh wow you got a great effect with the spritzed stamping. That image works really well for guy cards. Very classy. :-)

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